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Cheesecake Factory honored with IMA Circle of Excellence Award

The Cheesecake Factory was among five companies that received a Circle of Excellence Award this year from the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) for creatively using incentive campaigns to achieve successful results.

Congressman Hultgren tours Crest Hill chemical facility

TLC Ingredients Inc. officials said today it gave Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) a tour of its facility to show him the value and safety of chemical distribution companies that participate in programs like the National Association of Chemical Distributors.

HCSC president, CEO Hemmingway to retire

Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC) said President and CEO Pat Hemmingway will be retiring at the end of the year. HCSC's Board of Directors selected Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Paula Steiner to take on the role of president.

HCSC and MATTER to collaborate on health technology research

The Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC) announced a collaboration with MATTER, a Chicago health technology incubator, on July 30.

Commerce Bank exec joins Illinois Chamber of Commerce Board

Commerce Bank Central Illinois Regional President Brent Eichelberger recently joined the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Atlantic Street Capital acquires major Jimmy John's franchisee

The Sandwich Shop Holdings Company owns 23 sub restaurants in greater Chicago area.

Penn National Gaming set to acquire Illinois video game operator

Penn National Gaming Inc. announced last week that it plans to acquire Illinois-based Prairie State Gaming in an all-cash transaction.

Senators tout bill to help small businesses owned by veterans

U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and David Vitter (R-LA), chairman of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, cheered the committee's approval last week of a bill that would help small businesses owned by veterans.

Ameren Illinois grid modernization proves successful

Ameren Illinois' customers have stated that the company’s grid modernization has proven successful.

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